Perversion



Because of perversion,
  the straightest path bends

Because of perversion,
  confusion befriends

Because of perversion,
  all smiles a frown

Because of perversion,
  up is now down

Because of perversion,
  the truth is a lie

Because of perversion,
  a pig seeks to fly

Because of perversion,
  all evil portends

Because of perversion,
 —this world will soon end

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2017)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on July 02, 2017

Modified on March 11, 2023

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Scheme Ab Ab Ac Ac Ad Ad Ab Ax x
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 384
Words 60
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1

Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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